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2018-02-23 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                            SECOND SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Friday             February 23, 2018                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                           Thirty-ninth Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:40 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 36 members present.  Representative Tilton had been                                                            
excused from a call of the House today.  There was one vacancy.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Chenault - today (amended from page 2511)                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnson - from today to 11:00 a.m., February 26                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Dr.                                                                    
Douglas Dye of Chapel by the Lake Presbyterian Church.                                                                          
Representative Ortiz moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                 
invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    I invite you to bow your heads as I pray.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    Great Creator God, the Psalmist declares, "Sing to the Lord a                                                               
    new song; for he has done marvelous things … Let the sea                                                                    
    resound and everything in it … Let the rivers clap their hands,                                                             
    let the mountains sing together for joy. (Psalm 98:1, 7-8)                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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    So Heavenly Father, I thank you this amazing land - Alaska,                                                                 
    which you have placed us in. I thank you for its teeming seas,                                                              
    its soaring mountains, its vast forests and tundra, for its                                                                 
    breath-taking landscapes. For all of it, O God, I praise you.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    I also thank you for the people of this "last frontier". I thank                                                            
    you for the diverse ways you have created us.  We live in                                                                   
    isolated homesteads, villages, small towns, and cities.  Each                                                               
    place offers unique opportunities and challenges.  Help us, O                                                               
    God, to create safe and prosperous communities for the                                                                      
    people of our beloved Alaska.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    Today, as these public servants gather to do the work of our                                                                
    state, help them to serve Alaska well.  Remind them that they                                                               
    are stewards of an extraordinary place - beautiful and blessed                                                              
    beyond measure. Give them wisdom to govern well, grant                                                                      
    them joy in their labors, empower them to work together to                                                                  
    make Alaska a fair and just place for all.  And, O God, grant                                                               
    them health and well-being.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    I pray these things in the name of my Lord, Jesus.  Amen.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Johnston.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 37th and 38th legislative days and Senate and House                                                             
Joint Journal Supplement No. 16 be approved as certified by the Chief                                                           
Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Birch introduced his grandchildren, Mason and Ellie                                                              
Birch, Guest Pages, from Anchorage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                      MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following letter dated February 22 was read:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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"Dear Speaker Edgmon:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to my authority under Article II, Section 4 of the Alaska                                                              
Constitution, I have appointed Tiffany Zulkosky to fill the vacancy in                                                          
the Alaska State House, District 38.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Subject to confirmation by the House Democrats, Tiffany Zulkosky                                                                
will hold this office for the remainder of the unexpired term for House                                                         
District 38.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Sincerely,                                                                                                                      
/s/                                                                                                                             
Bill Walker                                                                                                                     
Governor"                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 16                                                                                                                        
A message dated February 21 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 16                                                                                          
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 6,                                                                 
    relating to the regulation and production of industrial hemp;                                                               
    relating to industrial hemp pilot programs; providing that                                                                  
    industrial hemp is not included in the definition of "marijuana";                                                           
    and clarifying that adding industrial hemp to food does not create                                                          
    an adulterated food product.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 16 was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 6                                                                                                                          
A message dated February 21 was read stating the Senate concurred in                                                            
the House amendment to:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 6(JUD)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to the regulation and production of industrial                                                             
    hemp; relating to industrial hemp pilot programs; providing that                                                            
    industrial hemp is not included in the definition of 'marijuana'; and                                                       
    clarifying that adding industrial hemp to food does not create an                                                           
    adulterated food product."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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thus adopting:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 6(FIN)(efd add                                                                          
    H)                                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the regulation and production of industrial                                                             
    hemp; relating to industrial hemp pilot programs; providing that                                                            
    industrial hemp is not included in the definition of 'marijuana';                                                           
    providing that cannabidiol oil is not included in the definition of                                                         
    'hashish oil'; clarifying that adding industrial hemp to food does                                                          
    not create an adulterated food product; and providing for an                                                                
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    (HCR 16 - title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
A message dated February 21 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                              
following, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 125                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 125(CRA) by the Senate Community &                                                                       
Regional Affairs Committee, entitled:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act extending the expiration date of the authorization to                                                               
    finance and issue bonds through the Alaska Industrial                                                                       
    Development and Export Authority for a liquefied natural gas                                                                
    production system and natural gas distribution system for an                                                                
    Interior energy project; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                            COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following letter dated February 23 was read:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
"Dear Governor Walker:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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This letter affirms that the members of the House of Representatives                                                            
who are Democrats unanimously confirmed the Governor's                                                                          
appointment of Tiffany Zulkosky to fill the vacant seat in House                                                                
District 38 on February 22, 2018.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
I sign this letter on behalf of Alaska House Democrats and other                                                                
members of the Alaska House Majority Coalition.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Sincerely,                                                                                                                      
/s/                                                                                                                             
Bryce Edgmon                                                                                                                    
Speaker of the House"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Judiciary Committee reviewed the qualifications of the following                                                            
and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a joint session for                                                             
consideration:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                            William Gordon                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Bar, Board of Governors of the Alaska.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                         Jeffrey Stubblefield                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Violent Crimes Compensation Board.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The reports were signed by Representative Claman, Chair; and                                                                    
Representatives Eastman, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes, LeDoux, and                                                              
Reinbold.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Judiciary Committee reviewed the qualifications of the following                                                            
and recommends the appointment be forwarded to the House for                                                                    
ratification:                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                          Dennis "Skip" Cook                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair; and                                                                      
Representatives Eastman, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Reinbold, and                                                                    
LeDoux.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The State Affairs Committee reviewed the qualifications of the                                                                  
following and recommends the appointment be forwarded to a joint                                                                
session for consideration:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                             Leslie Ridle                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
as Commissioner of the Department of Administration.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair; and                                                              
Representatives Tuck, Birch, Knopp, LeDoux, and Johnson.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 152                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 152                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the organized militia; and relating to the                                                              
    authority of the adjutant general."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 152(STA)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Tuck, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Knopp                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Birch, Wool, LeDoux                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 152(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Dept. of Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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HB 152 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 264                                                                                                                        
The Community & Regional Affairs Committee considered:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 264                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to a fee for disposable shopping bags; relating to                                                         
    the sale of reusable shopping bags; relating to the recycling of                                                            
    disposable shopping bags; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 264(CRA)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Parish, Co-chair, with the                                                              
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (1):  Drummond                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Saddler, Talerico                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Amend (3):  Lincoln, Kreiss-Tomkins (alternate), Parish                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 264(CRA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 264 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 306                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 306                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to disbursement options under the Public                                                                   
    Employees' Retirement System of Alaska and the Teachers'                                                                    
    Retirement System of Alaska for participants in the defined                                                                 
    contribution plan; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Sullivan-Leonard, Wool, Birch, Kito                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Knopp                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Josephson                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 306 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 307                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 307                                                                                                          
    "An Act requiring a person who commits certain offenses under                                                               
    the code of military justice to register as a sex offender or child                                                         
    kidnapper; relating to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act;                                                                 
    relating to contracts made by a member of the organized militia;                                                            
    relating to nonjudicial punishment of members of the organized                                                              
    militia; relating to offenses subject to court-martial proceedings;                                                         
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 307(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act requiring a person who commits certain offenses under                                                               
    the code of military justice to register as a sex offender or child                                                         
    kidnapper; relating to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act;                                                                 
    relating to contracts made by servicemembers; relating to                                                                   
    nonjudicial punishment of members of the organized militia;                                                                 
    relating to offenses subject to court-martial proceedings; and                                                              
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Do pass (6):  Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes (alternate), LeDoux,                                                                 
Reinbold, Claman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Eastman                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 307(JUD):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                                 
2.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 307 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 321                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 321                                                                                                          
    "An Act making supplemental appropriations and other                                                                        
    appropriations; making an appropriation to capitalize a fund;                                                               
    amending appropriations; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 321(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act making supplemental appropriations, capital                                                                         
    appropriations, and other appropriations; making appropriations to                                                          
    capitalize funds; amending appropriations; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Gara, Ortiz, Seaton, Foster                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Thompson, Guttenberg, Grenn                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Amend (4):  Wilson, Kawasaki, Pruitt, Neuman (alternate)                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 321 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was introduced and taken up later as a Special                                                           
Order of Business:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - James D. Balamaci                                                                                                 
By Representative Millett                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Linda Lord-Jenkins                                                                                                   
By Representative Saddler                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Colonel Suellyn Wright-Novak                                                                                         
By Representative Saddler; Senator MacKinnon                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Thomas Barrett                                                                                                       
By Representative Millett                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Charles "Chuck" C.E. Robinson                                                                                        
By Representatives Millett, Kito                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Robert Penny                                                                                                         
By Representative Millett                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dimitri Philemonof                                                                                                   
By Representatives Millett, Edgmon; Senator Hoffman                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Alaska Congressional Delegation on Opening ANWR                                                                      
By Representative Millett                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Prudhoe Bay Oil Field Discovery, 50th Anniversary                                                                    
By Senator Giessel; Representatives Lincoln, Rauscher                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Harold George Brown                                                                                               
By Representative Sullivan-Leonard; Senator Meyer                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Mildred Elizabeth Minnick                                                                                         
By Representatives Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Marilyn Hahn Herreid                                                                                              
By Representatives Guttenberg, Wool                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Florence "Nuz" Doyle                                                                                              
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Katherine Stettinger                                                                                              
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Matthew Ryan Oliver                                                                                               
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Howard Frederick "Qaqkigliulaq" Lincoln                                                                           
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                            OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 397                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 397 by the House Finance Committee, entitled:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to a surcharge on oil produced in the state;                                                               
    establishing the Arctic transportation and resource access fund;                                                            
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 398                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 398 by the House Finance Committee, entitled:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the allocation and apportionment of income of                                                           
    a public utility for purposes of the Alaska Net Income Tax Act;                                                             
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 399                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 399 by the House Finance Committee, entitled:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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    "An Act disallowing a federal tax credit as a credit against the                                                            
    corporate net income tax; repealing a provision allowing the                                                                
    exclusion of certain royalties accrued or received from foreign                                                             
    corporations for purposes of the corporate net income tax;                                                                  
    repealing the reduced rate for the alternative tax on capital gains                                                         
    for corporations; repealing an exemption from filing a return                                                               
    under the corporate net income tax for a corporation engaged in a                                                           
    contract under the Alaska Stranded Gas Development Act; and                                                                 
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 302                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 302                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                                                      
    Professional Counselors; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT 5DP                                                      2399                                                          
 FN1: (CED)                                                       2399                                                          
 FIN RPT 6DP 4NR                                                  2418                                                          
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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
HB 302 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 302 will advance to third reading on the February 26 calendar.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 213                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
held to today's calendar (page 2508), would be held to the February 26                                                          
calendar:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 213(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the investment, appropriation, and                                                                      
    administration of the public school trust fund; and providing for                                                           
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the                                                                     
February 21 calendar (page 2508), was read the third time:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 298                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the number of superior court judges in the first                                                        
    judicial district; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 298 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                  
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp,                                                                  
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                                  
Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Johnson, Tilton                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 298 passed the House.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            

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HB 298 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ruth L. Nelson                                                                                                    
By Senator Coghill; Representatives Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                    
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-                                                                     
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                               
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Paul Leroy Newcomer                                                                                               
By Senator Coghill; Representatives Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                    
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-                                                                     
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                               
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Myra Heaps                                                                                                        
By Senator Coghill; Representatives Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                    
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-                                                                     
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                               
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
HB 90                                                                                                                         
Representative Kito moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                               
the following:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 90                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to occupational licensing fees; relating to an                                                             
    occupational investigation surcharge; and providing for an                                                                  
    effective date."                                                                                                            

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There being no objection, HB 90 was withdrawn.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 50                                                                                                                         
Representative Kito moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                               
the following:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 50                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the procurement of architectural, engineering,                                                          
    or land surveying services for state-funded contracts."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, HB 50 was withdrawn.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Neuman - from 1:00 p.m., today to 10:00 a.m.,                                                                    
February 26                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Reinbold - from:                                                                                                 
    noon, March 2 to 10:00 p.m., March 4                                                                                        
    noon, March 23 to 10:00 a.m., March 26                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler - from 3:30 a.m., February 26 to 9:30 a.m.,                                                              
March 1                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
notice and publication requirements be waived and the citation, In                                                              
Memoriam - James D. Balamaci, be taken up as a Special Order of                                                                 
Business.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citation.  There being no objection, the following                                                            
citation was approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - James D. Balamaci                                                                                                 
By Representatives Millett, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                    
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnston,                                                                   

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Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                               
Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                             
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                            
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 12                                                                                                                        
The following memorandum dated February 22 was received from                                                                    
Lora Brown, Enrolling Secretary, Division of Legal and Research                                                                 
Services, regarding:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12(FSH)                                                                                   
    Opposing the United States Food and Drug Administration's                                                                   
    approval of AquaBounty AquAdvantage genetically engineered                                                                  
    salmon; and urging the United States Congress to enact legislation                                                          
    that requires prominently labeling genetically engineered salmon                                                            
    and salmon products with the words "Genetically Modified" on                                                                
    the product's packaging.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
"In accordance with Rule 43, Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, I am reporting the following manifest errors in CSHJR                                                              
12(FSH), which have been corrected in enrolling:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 6, following the second occurrence of "the":                                                                       
    Insert "Honorable Sonny Perdue,"                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 6, following the third occurrence of "the":                                                                        
    Insert "Honorable Scott Gottlieb, M.D.,""                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 25                                                                                                                        
Representative Foster added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 25                                                                                          
    Requesting the Governor to establish an office of outdoor access                                                            
    and recreation.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 27                                                                                                                        
Representatives Reinbold and Rauscher added as cosponsors to:                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 27                                                                                               
    Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                             
    relating to terms of legislators.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HJR 38                                                                                                                        
Representatives Drummond, Birch, and Wilson added as cosponsors                                                                 
to:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 38                                                                                               
    Relating to certain conveyances to the Alaska Railroad                                                                      
      Corporation under the Alaska Railroad Transfer Act of 1982.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 38                                                                                                                         
Representative Rauscher added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 38                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the calculation and payment of workers'                                                                 
    compensation benefits in the case of permanent partial                                                                      
    impairment; relating to the calculation and payment of workers'                                                             
    compensation death benefits payable to a child of an employee                                                               
    where there is no surviving spouse; relating to the calculation and                                                         
    payment of workers' compensation death benefits for an employee                                                             
    without a surviving spouse or child; relating to notice of workers'                                                         
    compensation death benefits; and providing for an effective date."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 75                                                                                                                         
Representative Drummond added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 75                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to gun violence protective orders; relating to the                                                         
    crime of violating a protective order; relating to a central registry                                                       
    for protective orders; relating to the powers of district judges and                                                        
    magistrates; requiring physicians, psychologists, psychological                                                             
    associates, social workers, marital and family therapists, and                                                              
    licensed professional counselors to report annually threats of gun                                                          
    violence; and amending Rules 4 and 65, Alaska Rules of Civil                                                                
    Procedure, and Rule 9, Alaska Rules of Administration."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 83                                                                                                                         
Representative Kawasaki added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 83                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to new defined benefit tiers in the public                                                                 
    employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system;                                                           
    providing certain employees an opportunity to choose between the                                                            
    defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the public                                                                
    employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system;                                                           
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 217                                                                                                                        
Representative Kawasaki added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 217                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act;                                                                
    relating to the sale of milk, milk products, raw milk, and raw milk                                                         
    products; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 310                                                                                                                        
Representative Rauscher added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 310                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the minimum age of eligibility for marriage."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 313                                                                                                                        
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 313                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to payments to providers and covered persons                                                               
    and recovery of payments by health care insurers."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 316                                                                                                                        
Representative Spohnholz removed as a cosponsor to:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 316                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the sealing of certain court records; restricting                                                       
    the publication of certain records of convictions on a publicly                                                             
    available website; relating to public records; and amending Rule                                                            
    37.6, Alaska Rules of Administration."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 395                                                                                                                        
Representative Kopp added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 395                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to participation of certain peace officers and                                                             
    firefighters in the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of                                                       
    the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; relating to                                                              
    eligibility of peace officers and firefighters for medical benefits;                                                        
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 125                                                                                                                        
Representative Kawasaki added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 125(CRA)                                                                                             
    "An Act extending the expiration date of the authorization to                                                               
    finance and issue bonds through the Alaska Industrial                                                                       
    Development and Export Authority for a liquefied natural gas                                                                
    production system and natural gas distribution system for an                                                                
    Interior energy project; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
HB 298 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                      ENGROSSMENT AND ENROLLMENT                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HR 6                                                                                                                          
The following was engrossed and enrolled, signed by the Speaker and                                                             
Chief Clerk, and the engrossed and enrolled copies were transmitted to                                                          
the Office of the Governor at 4:41 p.m., February 21.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 6 am                                                                                                   
    Urging the United States Department of the Interior to maintain                                                             
    three lease sales in the Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea Planning                                                              
    Areas and two lease sales in the Cook Inlet Planning Area and to                                                            
    remove certain potential lease sales.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    House Resolve No. 6                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 11:00 a.m., February 26.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the House adjourned at 11:52 a.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk